04/01/15 12:22pm

Chinquapin Park

Celebrate Spring with an Underwater Egg Hunt Saturday, April 4

Looking for a new way to celebrate Spring? Participate in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities’ Underwater Egg Hunt from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Saturday, April 4 at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility, located at 3210 King Street in Alexandria.

Ages 6 months to 13 years can jump in and explore the water to find as many eggs as possible. Some special eggs will have prizes. Additional activities include games, Aqua Challenge inflatable obstacle course and special visit from Alex the Bunny.

To register, visit alexandriava.gov/webtrac and search activity #484200. The registration fee is $5 per participant, chaperones free.

For additional information, contact Lindsay Burneson at 703.746.5457.

03/27/15 10:55pm
2 Duke Street - part of Robinson South project being planned for the Alexandria, Virginia waterfront

Courtesy photo

Preliminary Agreement with Robinson Terminal South Developer

Acting City Manager Mark B. Jinks announced today that the City has reached preliminary agreement with developer EYA, to require that barges be used, rather than trucks, to haul nearly all fill and excavation material during the redevelopment of the Robinson Terminal South warehouse into townhouses and multi-family units.


03/27/15 10:49pm

The Virginia Supreme Court today upheld the Alexandria Circuit Court’s dismissal of Burke v. City Council, the last remaining lawsuit challenging the zoning underlying the City’s Waterfront Plan. The Court found that the Plan had been lawfully adopted by Alexandria City Council.